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Purple Asparagus

Similar to Green Asparagus but a little more tender and slightly sweeter. Use as you would other Asparagus varieties. The purple color fades away when peeled or cooked.

Category

Stem Vegetable

Origin

Italy

Flavor

Grassy, Sweet-Slightly, Vegetal

Texture

Firm, Stringy

Prep Methods

Cut/Slice, Mash/Purée, Peel

Cooking Method

Barbecue/Grill, Blanch, Sauté, Steam

Uses

see categorized dishes

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